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how investigators are treating the scene. >> yeah. this is now a crime scene. it is an active drunk driving investigation. a specialized team from with the chp is coming down to be here on the scene to do this investigation. right now, you can see that the slow lane here on northbound 680 just south of scott creek road is closed and it's expected to be closed for several hours. now, this accident happened at about 2:40 this morning. police say the driver of a silver nissan went off the road and on to the freeway's shoulder hitting two workers contracted with caltran. while they were out of their truck picking autopsy road construction sign. one one work died at the scene. the other was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >> a multi disciplinary accident investigation team. it's standard procedure for them to investigate any state jobs. the company was contracted through caltran is and so it's
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standard procedure for them to conduct the investigation, as well. >> the driver of the nissan had to be pulled from the wreckage by firefighters. he was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. chp sayses has stabilized. a field sobriety test was done on him and he failed it. officers determined alcohol was a factor because of that. this is now a crime scene. a much more thorough investigation has been done. the slow lane on 680 will be blocked off until it's completed and i'm told that officers are get ago blood draw from the driver of the nissan. that will help determine what his blood alcohol level was at the time of the crash. reporting live, matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. very tragic accident indeed. as we take you into milpedes northbound along 680, three miles of backup is what we've got. we were initially thinking that all lanes are going to reopen by 6:00. but now that it is an investigation, a criminal
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investigation, this is going to last until further notice. so we will let you know as soon as those lanes all reopen. but that is causing quite the backup. and what you can did on to is take talavares across the 880, that will take you along to the nimitz with no backups out there. traffic building a little bit, but it is still moving smoothly. speaking of smooth, it sounds like the weather is looking nice this weekend. weather, not he me,ly? >> the weather man, i'm sorry. >> thank you. thank you for the compliment there. good morning, everybody. it is smooth out there this morning. light winds, high pressure, it is really calm and dry. there's a few clouds well off the coast. chased away from the coast by an offshore winds. that's going to bring us warm temperatures. 511 this morning. mid 60s as noon.
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grab that coat. you'll need it for the morning hours. day planner, inland, we're chilly up north. mid 60s by noon. and mid 70s by 44:00. not quite as cool this evening. a lighter coat, mid to upper 60s. head out to the coast. we have a few chill i will spots this morning. 43 degrees. mid to upper 60s during the afternoon hours. this will be the calm eft weather you have. the breezes are coming back this weekend. i'll show you the cooling trend for all of on us. we have breaking news. check out the tweets from the san jose fire department just coming in. right now, they're telling you that the two avenue larm fire that we've been reporting on in a victorian on north 12th street is out. so, obviously, this is from yrl when they were fighting this fire. we understand that nine people, according to their tweet, are displaced. it sounds like nobody was injured. here is another photo that they tweeted just about a half hour earlier when the fire was raging. again, this is a victorian on north 12th street. this fire out. no word yet on the cause.
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and developing news this morning out of hayward. police are investigating the shooting of a woman at an apartment complex. it happened on sleepy hollow avenue. hayward police tell abc 7 news the woman was found around 11:00 last night. she had been shot several times and is undergoing surgery this morning. so far, they haven't released any information on a suspect or a motive. happening today, b.a.r.t.'s two largest union ves vote on theed contract deal thaended their strike. it gives workers a 15.4% raise over four years. workers would pay $129 a month for health coverage, higher than before. and are contributing to their pengs. b.a.r.t.'s board will vote during its regular meeting, november 21st, or at a special meeting before then. the union voting ends at 10:00 tonight. the state public utilities commission has approved new b.a.r.t. safety rules following the deaths of two workers. those new rules include threeway communications between central control, trains and workers.
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new safety programs and standardized productive clothing. b.a.r.t. says it support the changes. new details on the sonoma county sheriff's deputy involved in the andy lopez shooting death. a man has come forward claiming he had an unsettling encounter with that same deputy recently. katie. >> his name is jeff westbrook and he apparently put two and two together and realized deputy eric galehouse aimed his gun at him two months ago. westbrook says he was driving his bmw when deputy galehouse pulled him over for a traffic stop. he claims during the stop, the deputy pulled out husband gun twice. westbrook thought it was uncalled for at the time, but now says it was scary knowing the same deputy pulled out a gun and killed a teenager. >> he just failed to use his blinker. and he just felt like, you know, it got to the point in his face
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for something as minor as a blinker. galehouse's attorney gave us this statement regarding the incident, quote, based on deputy galehouse's experience and training, he would never willy-nilly pull out his gun, only if there would be a need for it. she also tells us that the shooting of lopez was the first time in his career lopez fired his gun in the line of duty. westbrook says he's going to talk to police about his encounter with the deputy. >> katie, thanks. 6:06 now. a stanford dormitory cafeteria is shut down for disinfecting and more than 50 students are being treated for a powerful illness. university officials quickly notified the santa clara health department when this happened on tuesday. four students had to be treated for dehydration. the symptoms point to one particular virus. >> the storms are very similar to noro virus.
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these students experienced vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. >> it's caused by contaminated food or water, common on cruise ships, nursing homes and college dorms. it may take a week to find the stours of the infection. happening today, hospital workers are planning an informational picket line in front of five university of california medical centers this morning, includes ucsf. registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other professional employees are protesting uc's proposals with regard to staffing levels and pension reforms. the unions voted this week to authorize a strike. after months of bargaining for a new contract. also today, the man accused of murdering a bay area federal investigator returns to coast for an evidentiary hearing. randy alana tells our media partner that he wants a speedy trial. san ra coke's body was found in a park august 9th.
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the coroner's report says she had been strangled. alana is coke's former boyfriend. he insists he didn't kill her, but doesn't deny being at the back of the motel where authorities think she was killed august 4th. alana was arrested two days later on parole violations. he has 17 felony convictions. the judge is allowing prosecutors to withhold the name of wpss for now. a sonoma county supervisor is back in court to answer a misdemeanor charge after a peeking incident outside a santa rosa woman's home. he was in his socks and underwear when he was arrested back in july on suspicion of prowling and burglary. s scheduled to be arraigned this morning. the 32-year-old has since apologized and described a long-term problem with bing drinking. 6:08. let's take a look at trofk now. problems persist on 680 in the south bay. here's layla. >> we're going to take you across 580 and see what's happening. things are quiet, but congestion
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is building. 40 miles per hour as you approach the road. it eases into livermore, 32 miles per hour before things start to open up as you make that drive right over to the dublin interchange. north there along highway 4 in the westbound direction from antioch and into pittsburgh, 16 miles per hour. it's very slow as you make it to about railroad avenue. and then you'll see things clear aus head farther into concord. now as we take it into milpedes, we have a sig alert in effect until further notice. 7 miles per hour will be your top speed. resulting into an earlier fatal accident involve ago construction worker. use 880 instead. mike. >> layla, thank you very much. let's talk about october real quick. it's one for the record books here in san francisco. it's the 14th time we had no measurable rain going back to 1849. so we were due because the last time we've had one was 1980. also, livermore, san jose, sfo,
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and hayward were four other reporting stations that did not have measurable rain. everybody else had 0.01. the lowest amount you can have to be measurable. for november, this is what we can normally expect in san jose. we start at 70 and 50, high .low. we're down to 61 and 44 by the 30th. we've been@as warm as 85. frost if possible. rainfall less than an inch and a half. this is the way it locks from the east bay hills this morning. it is a clean start to a day where temperatures will be 4 to 6 degrees above average. everywhere away from the coast is going to be in the 70s. you know this can't last, not in november. .sure enough, the winds have changed, roll in tomorrow. by the time we get to sunday and monday, temperatures will be a little bit below average. kristin and eric. >> thank you, mike. it's now 6:10. a $22,000 smart rifle is now for sale. ahead, the concern it's causing among gun control advocateses. coming up first, they look
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covering wall insult creek, this is abc 7 news. >> good friday morning. the day after halloween, here's a live look here from our tower camera, looking down on a beautiful san francisco and the bay bridge and over to oakland where we're going to have a very warm day today. pretty warm from november 1st, right? out of canada this morning, an unusual hall hoe wean discovery at an airport. authorities say a woman tried to smuggle drugs hidden inside her pumpkins in her luggage. take a look. it happened yesterday in montreal when the female passenger was going through customs. the three pumpkins seemed heavy. so agents decided to run her
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luggage through an strai x-ray machine and that's when he the found four pounds of cocaine stashed inside. the woman is now face ago slew of drug charges including trafficking. the street value of that coke more than $250,000. this morning, we're getting our first look at a $22,000 so-called smart rifle and it is causing concern among gun control advocates. the rifle comes from a texas company tracking point. the rifle is able to track moving targets up to 10 miles per hour at a thousand yards. tracking point says any gun is dangerous in the wrong hands. most orders are coming from texas. new this morning, high home ownership is now linked to high levels of unemployment. that's the finding of a new study just released in london. people who own homes are unlikely to move in search for work, long commutes might
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discourage homeowners from taking certain jobs. homeowners are more likely to fight businesses from opening up close to their neighborhoods, hurting the job market. happening today, apple's new ipad air goes on sale at 8:00 a.m. also happening today, walmart is kick off the holiday shopping season today, several weeks early. online deals the retailer normally saves for black friday is cyber monday will be offered today, november 1st. analysts say walmart is trying to make up for the shortened holiday season. there will be six fewer shopping days betweening th ing thithank christmas this year. among the deals today, a 42 inch led tv for $299 and tablets for $49. >> and you can put them on lay away. >> and you can. and you've only got two hands to carry all that stuff.
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>> wow. at least you don't have to fight with people who get up early. that's good. >> yeah. you don't have to fight any difficult weather conditions, either. it's nice and warm. >> probably won't be this warm on black friday, that's for sure. good morning, everybody. chilly this morning, no doubt. but a big warming trend today. almost 30, 35 degrees from our morning lows to our afternoon highs. you can see why. live doppler 7 showing unlimited visibility until you get out well above the ocean. that's let's start you out in the south bay. your temperatures running from the mid to upper 40s. we have santa clara and camry park, 47. sunnyvale, 46. san jose 48. among the hills a little bit, you can see the warm air rising at night as the cold air fills the valley. you're at 56 degrees. we have 48 in san carlos. alameda, 53 there. danville, cool at 42. 45 in nevada right now. here is the way it looks from
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future tower. clean and calm this morning. and with that high pressure overhead, we'll have sunshine today. winds of change coming over the weekend and the cold front, and that helps bring in more normal-like weather. at least on the scale. temperature scale. but it doesn't bring us any rain. maybe late next week, that's the best we can do. low to mid 70s down in the south bay. 77. 72 at sunshine santa cruz. 74 in san jose. we'll drop down do about 70 in the 68 at half moon bay. gorgeous sunset pictures are available today. low to mid 70s downtown, south san francisco. mid 70s through the north bay valley. mid 60s as at your coastal communities along the north bay. and it's going to be relatively calm compared to this weekend, also, along the coast. low the mid 70s along the east bay shore. tonight's temperatures up a little bit. mid 40s to low 50s. oakland, rich monday and fran.
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football, we've got the eagles taking on the raiders. should be nicer than last week. temperatures in the loaf low 60s. here's a look at your seven-day forecast. wa you're going to see the this area of high pressure is going to give away as we head into the weekend sxp when it does give away, we're going to have temperatures drop as far as about five to ten degrees by sunday and monday. the checker won't work. i'll wrap up right now. here's layla. >> mike is doing his best over here. >> batteries. i need batteries. >> we've had two sig alerts, one of which is only going to protect you if you are heading out to lake tahoe. as we take you into that area, eastbound side of 180. all lanes remain blocked with a 13 mile back updue to a three-car crash involve ago big rig. it was carrying fruits and vegetables. all eastbound lanes still remain
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blocked. no word yet as to when that's going to get picked up. now back into the bay area, northbound 680 at scott creek road. we have this sig alert in effect. 7 miles per hour is going to be to happen your top speed due to an earlier fatal accident with the construction zone ska construction worker unfortunately was killed in that accident. 880 would be your best alternative out there. here is a picture of bay bridge toll plaza where petering lights had been turned on. chris and eric, over to you. >> layla, thanks. 6:20 now. a shocking story, a south bay father is accuse of of leaving his children inside a parked suv for more than ten hours. coming up at 6:30, how the children were finally freed. and an update on their conditions this morning >> but coming up next, how would you like to own a piece of verpon davis? the deal? allowing fans to divide part of the niners star. hi. i'm henry winkler. and i know there are many myths out there about a reverse mortgage,
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>> good morning tow to you both and all of you there in the bay area. we have lots to get to, including the very latest on this rescue in kansas where fast rising creek waters toppled a bus, forcing several students and the bus driver to be pulled to safety as that severe weather hammered the country's middle. what we know this morning right now about what may have caused it all and the conditions avenue all those on board. that and much more coming next right here on good morning america. and that's in about 35 minutes. first about fantasy football. now there's where you can invest cash in the real future of live nfl players. fantax just added vernon davis to his roster. he's the second player to sign on behind foster. and you can get your own piece of vernon for free.
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hayward apartment complex. what authorities are doing about the crime this morning. i'm matt keller live in milpedes. we have new information about a fatal accident involving workers contracted with caltran. we'll tell you why this is now a crime scene. this is the way it looks this morning. you can how clear it is. we can actually see the moon. warmer than average temperatures today. and i'm layla in the abc 7 traffic center. right behind me is the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is not building as fast as we would expect. i'll tell [ male announcer ] it is more than just a new car... more than a new interior lighting system. ♪ it is more than a hot stone massage. and more than your favorite scent infused into the cabin. it is a completely new era of innovation.
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one construction worker is dead, another injured after the car crashed this morning on interstate 680. >> matt keller is live with new information he learned in the past half hour. matt. >> yeah, just a couple minutes ago, the chp let me know that the name of the company that these workers are contracted with caltran is named statewide traffic safety and signs, they are based in fairfield. now, there is a specialized
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investigation team from the chp here on the scene. this is now a crime scene because officers have determined that drinking and driving was a factor in this crash. now, it happened at about 2:40 this morning. police say the driver of the silver nissan went off the road and on to the freeway shoulder hitting those two workers contracted with caltran while they were out of their truck picking up a road construction sign. one worker died at the scene. tory way tas taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the driver of the nissan had to be pulled from the wreckage by firefighters. he was taken to the hospital and currently has major injuries. officers say he failed a limited field sobriety test. >> at this point, it becomes a crime scene. and once it's determined that dui was a factor in the collision, then we will collect the evidence that we need and do what we need to do to make sure that we have everything we need for prosecution. >> officers say the driver of the nissan is under arrest and a blood test will be done to
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determine his blood alcohol level. back out here live. as for the traffic here on northbound 680, you can see traffic is moving slowly here. one lane, the slow lane, is blocked off and it's expected to be blocked off for several hours as the chp continues its investigation into this fatal accident. reporting live in milpedes, matt keller. as you take a right into milpedes traveling northbound 680 at scott creek road, that's where you have that lane blocked. speed is picking up, 35 miles per hour. you might have been able to see those cars passing right by matt. traffic is start to go move. however, we were looking at backups coming away from calavares. take that over 2880. 880 will get you around these delays. a look at our drive time traffic, highway 4 from antioch to hercules, 4 11 minutes now. down to the maze, that is under 17 minutes, between 17 and 20
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minutes and a nine-minute commute. so pretty clear in those areas. and speaking of clear, it's going to be a nice day today. mike is here to tell us about it. >> nice start to november, if you like warm sunshine, if you like the clouds and the cooler weather, i've got that in the accuweather seven-day forecast. let's get out the door and talk about our temperatures. yao day planner the next 12 hours, clear. temperatures around 50 but we'll warm quickly into the mid six by noon. day planner inland, mostly in the mid 40s. we have a few upper thirds in the north bay. nearly calm conditions and we'll push our temperatures into the mid to upper 60s by noon. mid 70s. temperatures already about 5 degrees above average this afternoon. and a quiet 69 by 7:00. out at the coast, as warm, calm and bright as it gets. 43 this morning. mid to upper 60s during the evening hours. take some photos of the sunset if you're there enjoying the warm weather.
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but 7:00, down to 58 degrees. we'll take a look at the forecast. 6:3 3. happening today, members of b.a.r.t.'s two largest unions will vote on the contract deal thaended a bitter strike. meantime, a step is being taken to prevent future job actions that could cripple the bay area commute. abc 7 news reporter amy is live. >> a city council member here in arenda is continuing his push to ban transit worker strikes. our member source, steve glazer says he has 20,000 signatures on a petition in support of passing a law stating that transit workers cannot go on strike. today, glazer and his supporters plan to march to the office of the senate chairman transportation committee to deliver those signature signatures. we have a sample of what b.a.r.t. riders are saying about
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this idea this morning. >> i think the impact that it has in the bay area can sort of justify something like that going to something like -- some sort of negotiation as opposed to closing it down because the traffic and the financial impact is pretty great. >> i don't agree with the strike. but i am french. i think people are -- should be allowed to strike if they need to. i think it's part of the free speech and the freedom. >> those workers who went on strike two weeks ago will get a say of the contract pose posal today. the union use unions will vote on the offer. it includes a raise, 15.4% over two years, and it adds health care and pension costs for the employees. that voting will go on all day and into the night. unions say think may be able to make an announcement late
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tonight or into tomorrow morning. >> thank you. developing news out of hayward this morning, a woman is in critical condition after being shot several times at an apartment complexion on sleepy hollow avenue. hayward police tell abc 7 news the woman was found around 11:00 last night shot several times. she she has life threatening injuries and is in surgery this morning. two boys are in serious condition after they were struck by a track. one boy is 12, the other is 13 years old. police say the 75-year-old driver is cooperating with investigator pes. two young children found
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abandon on a car are in productive custody this morning. their father is due in court today being held in a santa clara county jail been 29-year-old lulo reyes is being charged with child endangerment. late tuesday night, the 29-year-old father drove two kids to north hill drive and left them in his suv while he visited a friend. the following afternoon, a concerned neighbor spotted the 8-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl and tauld 911. police say they arrested reyes when he reported the vehicle and children missing more than 24 hours after he left them. an east bay teenager is in the hospital this morning after suffering serious injuries in a high school football game last night. it happened at liberty high school in brentwood during a freshman football game. the school's principal tells abc 7 news the student's injuries were serious enough that he had to be air lifted to a hospital. he declined to give further details. new this morning about the
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united airlines flight forced to make an emergency landing from san francisco, air traffic controls diverted the flat to phoenix yesterday after a crew reported a threat. abc news said the word "bomb" was found in the bathroom. the 42 pat's engineers were rescreened, rebooked on other flights and arrived at their destinations early this morning. 6:37 now. ahead, the critical decision b.a.r.t. employees have to make today one week after the end of their strike. but first, a new north bay casino is days away from its grand opening. the casino commuter alert, that's coming along with as all those slot machines and table gains. and how about a live november 1st look outside at the golden gate bridge where traffic is smoothly entering the city, looking as though it might be friday night. we'll check weather a
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all right. we're back. don't forget the clocks change this weekend and change the
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batteries in your fire alarms. we're going to be warmer than yesterday in most neighborhoods. oakland and santa rosa the same. everybody else about 1 to 4 degrees warmer. traveling around the state, it is quiet. high pressure dominating all of our weather. mid to upper 70s through the central valley. upper 70s to mid 80s in san diego and l.a. if you're heading to the sierra, a sharp change. 62 today. 57 and a chance of a stray shower saturday night. 45 by sunday. dress or pack accordingly. safe travels. >> let's turn it -- didn't start out as a light friday. congestion is starting to build all across the north bay area. we have one lane blocked due toon earlier fatal accident there. 880 is going to be your best alternative around that. let's track a sig alert. this is near lake what toe. so if you are getting away for the weekend, you might run into this. it's going be all eastbound
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lanes. but we have traffic at a complete stand still, according to our lasers due to a three-car crash with a big rig. it was carrying fruit and vegetables. everything spilled out on to the roadway. no word yet as to when all lanes will reopen. the chp is taking the extraordinary step of warning driver of a potential traffic jam four days before it happened. that's because at the opening next tuesday of the greaton resource and casino. the chp estimates the opening will attract an additional 10,000 car owes highway 101. authorities suggest drivers get familiar with alternative routes and be prepared to sit a while in traffic. it's 6:42. ahead, new tell all book exposing a possible vice presidential swap involving hillary clinton and joe biden. and first, the new details we're learning about the north bay deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the other confrontation now coming to light. and suing a fast food giant
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it's 6:45. new details out of santa rosa.
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a man says the same sheriff deputy who shot and killed a teenager carrying a replica ak-47 pulled a gun on him. >> this man believes the use of the gun was unwarranted? >> yes. he says he was pulled over for a traffic violation and he was shocked and scared to find out if it was the same deputy to use lethal force. jeff westbrook says two months ago he was driving his bmw when deputy eric galehouse pulled him over for failing to use his turn signal. during the encounter, the deputy pulled out his gun twice. now his stepdaughter, speaking on his behalf, says he's compelled to come forward. >> he says he will talk to the police department and he will report that because it's just -- it shouldn't be happening. >> galehouse's attorney, terry le oi ni gave us this statement reporting the incident. base dollars on deputy galehouse's experience and trail training, he would never willy-nilly pull out his gun, only if there would be a need
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for it. the galehouse family has filed a claim over andy's death. it offers the sheriff's deputy failed to offer adequate training for use of force. the shooting of andy lopez was the first time in his career that galehouse fired his gun in the line of duty. abc 7 news. >> katie, thank you. about $18,000 in tools and copper wire theft from a charity has grown into a monument crisis center to help local families. the construction of the center may be delayed by tuesday night's theft. it helped feed about 5,000 families each month was due to be completed by the end of this year. that's now a question. many of the stolen tools were donated by construction workers who are also donating their time to build a project. stunning new information coming from a house of republicans about the affordable care act healthcare.gov. documents released by the house overnight committee suggests
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that six people successfully signed up for coverage on the first day of enrollment. new in the last few minutes, the white house is denying reports that obama/biden nearly turned into obama/clinton in 2012. the "new york times" got a advanced copy of the book. top aides considered replacing vice president joe biden with hillary clinton on the ticket. but theed why was scrapped when polls showed the switch was not improve president obama's re-election chances. moments ago, white house pretty secretary jay carney denied that claim. good morning america will have much more on the double down books which comes out next week. but the show, good morning
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america, is coming up at 7:00. a fresno area woman is suing mcdonald's after suffering burns from hot coffee that spilled in ler lap while she was going through the drive through. a jury award stella lyback nearly $3 billion for her burns 20 years ago. back then, mcdonald's kept its coffee between 108 and 190 degrees. franchises now keep their coffee about ten degrees cooler, but it's still as much as 30 degrees cooler than the coffee you make at home. 70-year-old joan fino wants to change that. >> i went in to get coffee and, you know, it's their fault. it was too hot and the lids weren't on right. >> her attorney admits she didn't suffer million dollar injuries, but they're suing for millions, anyway, claiming mcdonald's is still putting profits over people's safety. mcdonald's has not commented on the soup. >> when i buy a coffee, i have to stick it in the microwave or heat it up a little bit more.
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>> really? >> yeah. they're pretty cool now, just to be safe. >> what was in her cup holder, you know? we didn't get down into the weeds like that. warm is the word today. >> not everybody likes the warm, so we'll try to change the weather a little bit to make everybody happy this weekend. fall is coming back into the forecast. good morning, everybody. if you have some hot coffee or hot chocolate this morning, oh, yeah, you'll like it. we're in the 30s and 40s out there. we'll show you some issues along the east bay -- or east coast if you're heading that way. there's flight delays into washington, baltimore and washington because of the wet weather. it's not as severe as it was yesterday. 3 miles per hour wind or less just about everywhere except for fairfield at a whooping 6 miles per hour. so let's talk temperatures. we'll start in the east bay valley. san ramone, 40 degrees. danville, 42. 42 in pleasantton. dub lib, 44. now highway 4, we're in the upper 40s in pittsburgh, brent
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wood and antioch. san jose at 48. some of the coolest weather, nevado, 37 and 39. san francisco is 53. this is how it look. you can still see the moon, but you can see the sun about to come up. some of the warm colors as we transition to a cool evening. cooler breezes this weekend. sea breeze and a dry cold front. once that passes, i think we're going to have at least six or seven days without rain once again. big surprise. we end in october with barely any rain. 0.01 in some areas. temperatures in the mid to upper 70s for most south bay neighborhoods, go on the warm side, 77. could hit 72 in milpedes. low to mid 70s on the peninsula today. mid to upper 60s along the coast. the best day for sunshine, the best day for warm weather, the best day for light winds. all that is going to change over the weekend. low 70s downtown south san
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francisco and south solito. mid 70s through the valley. great day to head up to your wine country. it will be in the low to mid 70s along the east bay shore. mid 70s throughout the inland eat bay neighborhoods. livermore, your wine country is gorgeous today, too. 76 degrees. tonight, mid 40s to low 50s. may have a 0 here or there in our deepest hours. temperatures will be a couple degrees warmer. if you're heading to the game, it should be nice. fingers crossed, low to mid 60s but breezy. let's talk about your accuweather forecast. sunday and monday, temperatures will be around 6 to 12 degrees cooler. close to average next week. there's the slight chance of a storm next thursday. have a great weekend. here's layla. >> as we start into san jose, we have fairly decent conditions. however, we are looking at a build up of traffic along 280 in the northbound direction. 101 as you make it right up to the san jose airport. that is looking like a slow
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drive. between 3 and 4 miles of backup due to this fatal accident. sig alert blocking one lane will be there until further notice. use 1880 instead. as you head into the southbound direction along the nimitz, a quick look outside, here is walnut creek. heavy drafk down to hey 24. a dublin interchange of an overturned vehicle. ahead, seven things to know before you go. >> the abc 7 morning news will be back in 60 seconds. we'll see you then. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine.
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jet-dry rinses away residues for a sparkling shine. breaking news from milpedes, investigator are trying to determine if alcohol is responsible for an accident on 680. one man was killed and a driver
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is under arrest at the hospital. and a live look outside the bay bridge toll plaza. how quiet that is. wow, a nice drive as you make it out of emeryville. northbound along 680, we have one lane blocked with a car on its side. this sig alert has gotten closed. still in effect with one lane blocked due to an earlier fatality. number three, developing news. firefighters are on the scene of an early morning house fire in san jose. it broke out around 5:00 at a home on north 12th street. nine people living there all got out safely. developing news in hayward, a woman is in critical condition after being shot several times overnight. police are on the scene right now of an apartment complex on sleepy hollow avenue. no word yet on the woman's identity or a moeven. a father faces criminal charges accused of leaving his two young children in an suv for more than 14 hours. the 8-year-old and 10-year-old
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girl are in protective custody after being found by neighbors. the father was arrested when he reported the kids missing 24 hours after he left them to visit a friend. b.a.r.t. union members went on strike and will vote today on a deal reached. the deals offers more pay and requires higher contributions to pensions and health care. and the transition is taking place from a cool morning to a warmer than average afternoon. check out the temperature in your region. inland, mid 70s with sunshine. sunny around the bay. low to mid 70s. sunny and calm with our coast. mid to upper 60s. enjoy, it will change this weekend. >> all right, mike, thank you. abc 7 news continue online, on twitter and facebook with all your devices. >> and we'll be back with all your news, weather and traffic during good morning america. we're all looking forward to sunday morning, right? daylight saving time ends and we get the extra hour's sleep. >> have a great weekend, folks. see you later. using lysol in hundreds of ways.
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good morning, america. brand-new video overnight of this dramatic rescue in raging waters. this school bus carrying children, flipped off the road. half submerged. the kids struggling to escape through the top. >> i went through the window. and it was a hard time getting everybody out. >> the older kids helping the younger ones to safety. as flash floods and severe winds target texas to maine right now. and new, overnight, bombshell revelations in a brand-new book from two insiders, suggesting top white house advisers wanted to remove joe biden from the ticket in 2012, in favor of hillary clinton. the most famous diamond thief in the world revealed. the american woman stealing magnificent gems from palm springs to monte carlo. a new film exposing her incredible story.

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